Recipe 32: Anzac Biscuits

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I made these biscuits as part of Father’s Day, placed in nice tin as a thoughtful gift; they were enjoyed and had a really nice crunch to them. I was surprised how they turned out, from one small teaspoon came a huge biscuit (witchcraft?). Greasing the tray is essential for them to be able to come off in one piece – make sure you leave them to cool for a few mins after coming out of the oven, allowing the to harden. Really simple biscuits with minimal ingredients, yummy too!

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Ingredients (makes around 45 biscuits):

  • 150 g softened butter
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 175 g granulated sugar
  • 75 g self raising flour
  • 75 g desiccated coconut
  • 100 g porridge oats

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas mark 4. Lightly grease 2 baking trays.
  2. Add the butter, golden syrup and sugar to a medium pan and heat gently until the butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the flour, coconut and oats, mixing until evenly blended. DSC_0761
  3. Place large teaspoonfuls of the mixture well apart on the trays, and flatten slightly with the back of the spoon.
  4. Bake for 8-10 mins until they have spread out flat and are lightly browned at the edges. Leave to cool on the tray for a few minutes, then carefully lift off with a palette knife and place on a wire rack to cool completely.DSC_0763
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